COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal Information is information about you that identifies you directly as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback and contact forms, Tell Your Story forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.
Non-personally identifiable information may also be collected (such as IP addresses, browser type, usage patterns, links clicked, etc) and are stored in an aggregated and obfuscated format. Information collected in this manner does not allow the Company to directly identify any individual.
HOW DOES COMPANY USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?
Personal information gathered in our Sites via forms (as described in the above section), is used for the express purpose described by each form such as to request services, general inquiry, etc. Information collected this way is not used to enroll you into any advertising or marketing campaigns. You will need to provide your direct consent to be enrolled in such advertising or marketing campaigns.
We may use non-personally identifiable information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Sites by collecting and tracking of patterns page views on our Sites; to create a non-personally identifiable analytics relating to our readers in order to show you the content that might be of interest to you and others and to display the content to cater to our readers and subscribers, in general; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.
PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS
With the permission of an online visitor (you), information submitted at the time of registration (where available) or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by the Company provided notice of this fact is made available online. While your explicit enrollment and registration is required to be included in such advertising, marketing, or informational services, if you objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. The Company uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors’ information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.
You may still receive mandatory information such as service changes that affect your use of our Sites and other critical information that we are legally required to send you.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
The Company, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called “cookies” on its Sites. Cookies are small data files and identifiers that are stored onto your computer by your browser when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Sites may not function properly if you do so. We have made great effort to minimize the impact of not being able to store cookies to allow you to continue to user our website in the event you had them turned off.
Google ReCaptcha and Google Analytics
Please read here for their separate privacy policies governed by Google:
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE
The Company considers the protection of children’s privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Sites or help-seeking information lines.
ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR CERTAIN WEBSITES
The following additional information applies to our Sites that require registration. Generally, you are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our Sites, except as may be necessary to provide you with a product or service that you have requested.
PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:
Our Commitment to Security
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Company applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.
Storage of Information:
Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at Company data centers (via DigitalDays in Montreal QC), or hosted by third parties whom we have entered into agreements for their services and their Privacy Policies align with ours (such as AWS and DigitalOcean).
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